Which union did Iowa-born worker John Lewis lead for 40 years?
- United Auto Workers
- National Education Association
- United Mine Workers of America
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
In which year did the first major strike in Iowa take place?
<p>Hint: It involved railroad workers in Council Bluffs, Burlington, and Ottumwa.</p>
Which Iowa town was home to the very first local of the American Railway Union?
- Council Bluffs
- Fort Madison
What company decision prompted the Maytag Strike of 1938 in Newton?
- Reduction in health care benefits
- Unsafe working conditions
- Pay cuts
This is an audio file of an interview with Albert Jennings, formerly a president of a local firefighters’ union. Use your deduction skills: in what decade do you think he was president?
<p>Audio file courtesy of the Iowa Labor History Oral Project.</p>